Applying the Patient-Centered Medical Home Model to Your Clinic or Health Center

The patient-centered medical home model of primary care is a holistic approach to patient care. This section provides resources about how this patient-centered care model is being implemented in safety net facilities to provide quality care.

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Americares, BD Advancing Community Health: Driving Quality Outcomes in Free and Charitable Clinics

Americares seeks to improve health outcomes at the population level by championing the safety net sector’s transition to a value-based health care delivery model. Our BD Advancing Community Health: Driving Quality Outcomes Program will support the implementation of national, evidence-based standards at the clinic level. Americares will select two free or charitable clinics to receive a total of $100,000 each to support obtaining NCQA recognition as a PCMH in year one. Quality improvement experts will help providers integrate behavioral health into primary care services, enabling them to offer holistic care to patients as part of this project. 

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